About FAMEHUNGRY

Like an episode of Whose Line Is It Anyway devised by Marina Abramovic.

(The Guardian, Old Show)

This timely performance tackles important questions on artistry, technology, and generational difference.

(Robin Deacon, Artistic Director, SPILL Festival)

FAMEHUNGRY is a helter-skelter nose-dive into the TikTok universe and the attention economy, asking what it means to be an artist now. Fusing performance art and very real and very live TikTok Experiences, join award-winning performance artist Louise Orwin as she cosplays as a TikToker in a reallife experiment hunting for fame and fortune. Made in collaboration with an actual Famous TikToker, The Almighty Algorithm, and a host of TikTok-Famous Faces, FAMEHUNGRY asks what the future looks like if all roads lead to TikTok.

About Louise Orwin

Louise is an award-winning multidisciplinary artist working across text, performance and video. She makes research-driven, participatory projects about what it means to identify as a queer femme in a fast-moving, media-saturated world that prizes patriarchal, heteronormative narratives. Her work is fiercely queer, feminist and intersectional and filled with a heady dose of pop culture. She's inspired by cultural trends online and in the real world, and often her work sees her conducting undercover, gonzo-style investigations. British Council ‘Artist to Watch’ (2017) & Edinburgh Showcase Artist (2019), Barbican OpenLab (2019/20), Choreodrome Artist, The Place (2023), The Space Digital Commission (2023)

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CAST & CREATIVES

Written, conceived and performed: Louise Orwin
Collaborator/performer/TikTok Star: Jaxon Valentine
Sound Designer and Musician: AJ Turner
Additional TikTok cameos: Arthur Jones, Emily Haldane, Ella Simms
Lighting Designer: Lily Woodford Lewis
Movement Director: Jenni Jackson
Dramaturgical Support: Rachel Mars
Digital Dramaturg: Jason Crouch
Production Manager: Eloina Haines
Producer: Cassie Catchpole

FAMEHUNGRY is made with support by Arts Council England, The Space, Colchester Arts Centre, The Place, Pleasance, Theatre Deli and BAC. Made in partnership with Dr. Amy Orben, University of Cambridge

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